REMEMBER WHY YOU STARTED (2LP)
2x12" lp BE
gatefold 2lp with spot gloss finishing
MOVE (REGAL RMX)
the piano man of techno, fabrizio rat, is back on involve with four tracks made to expand minds while moving bodies. the vibrant title track opens the ep with sharp cymbals and a synth whose trippyness is underlined by a commanding hypnotic vocal, ordering the crowd to dance till dawn. say word follows up with the same high pace and catches the attention with stabbing, cut off vocals, fast beats and an epic melody. rat’s piano skills take us on a hallucinatory journey with whirring atmospherics driven by the aim of reaching ecstasy on rave runner, before involve records label head regal closes the ep with a remix, delivering what he’s best known for. a slamming straight-forward techno cut with a deep bassline emphasized by rat’s contrasting ethereal melody.
since originally hailing from the italian southcoast club scene, z.i.p.p.o has established himself as a regular dj at berghain, tresor and fabric while releasing full-frontal cuts on the likes of suburban avenue, enemy and ben sims machine imprint with support from ryan elliot and dvs1. a key involve records artist, he now brings back his fresh otherworldly and electro-tinged techno to regals esteemed imprint.
philippe petit releases his debut ep on involve records, >rhino<. the belgian artist delivers a three-‐,,,,cut weapon full of melodies and acid spirit. serious damage for the dancefloor in this exploration on the grooviest side of techno.
ltd 2017 repress , rest in peace andreas. your music will live on forever. andreas gehm, before his untimely death, announced on his board he wasn t coming back on stage but he had releases in the pipeline of important labels. two of these tracks were meant to involve. tribute to the master of german acid.
after some solo releases on r label group, monnom black, kaos and his own imprint, dimi launches his first release as and after parting ways with andrew. to celebrate the project’s comeback, and chose no other that regal’s notable and never disappointing involve records. fast beats, stomping kicks, squeaking synth razors and 90s infected, brain-melting melodies causing rave mayhem in a way that only and and his signature sound could be responsible for take the scene on the violent dawning ep, whose name stands for itself.
BOHEMIAN GROVE EP
limited repress! having performed across europe, south america, australia and russia, attanasio is well-versed as a dj whilst as a producer he is been releasing music for nearly a decade. however the last few years have been particularly pivotal for the italian whether releasing on labels like monnom black or his letters from jerusalem imprint, which has acted as a platform for much of his sought after tracks, including remixes by and, ancient methods and headless horseman. he now adds involve records to his discography, following appearances from artists like alignment, jks, fabrizio rat, and z.i.p.p.o.
limited repress! amazing full cover version. involve records continues delivering some of the most exciting techno tunes. this time, label boss regal presents his first collaboration with one of belgiums most aclaimed talents, amelie lens. two original tracks and two remixes from the next generation of techno titans. four cuts that shape an ep that is about to became an instant dancefloor killer.
90 rave monster! 90 rave monster! when not making regular appearances on voxnox records, alignment has been releasing on involve records, konstruktiv, etruria beat and charlotte de witte’s kntxt. his tracks have received regular support from the upper echelons of techno, including richie hawtin, ben klock, chris liebing and amelie lens, with the latter including his collaboration with regal in her fabric mix compillation. debuting on regal’s label in 2018, he now makes a highly anticipated return to involve records.
REVELATION EP (2020 REPRESS)
limited 2020 repress. explosive mixture of traditional analog machines mixed with a contemporary sound. the duo boston 168 back to release on involve. once through the sound production aims to redefine a peculiar field of electronic sound, acid techno.
ALMA MATER EP
limited 2020 repress. regal is back on his own imprint with a 4 cuts powerful ep. two acid cuts, as couldnt be otherwise, plus two dark, but full of soul, techno tracks for the mental moment of the night.
involve records presents a brand new various artists ep compilation with four of the most exciting names in the techno scene. non others than truncate, cleric, setaoc mass and victor santana submit a must have 12inch with some proper acid techno infused tunes. a strong team that brings the solid vibe together in the 19th record of the label.
FLEE FROM HATE EP
limited repress!acid masters boston 168 are back home with another killer ep for involve records. the longterm relation between the artists and the label continues with a brand new release of the italian duo, that deliver three tracks filled with their particular vision of techno. dreamy melodies, 303 basslines and steady beats to round up a record thats a must for every wax lover out there. club focused sounds to burn the dancefloor.
CHAOS EP (FULLCOVER VERSION)
limited fullcover version. ragal is back on his very own imprint involve records. two amazing techno tunes which are exactly between order and chaos. subtle acid techno at its best!
ACID AFFAIR EP
12" (fullcover / shrinked)
limited repress. regal strikes back on involve records with a brand new collaboration, this time with acid head milton bradley a.k.a. alien rain. the record is another piece of the puzzle, where the label boss continues his exploration of the techno universe with the help of artists that inspire him. the 24th release of involve records sees regal and bradley go deep delivering hypnotic 303 basslines and hammering percussions that point directly to the dancefloor, with chopped vocals adding tension to each cut. >acid affair< combines the best of both producers giving birth to a renewed take on acid techno. the two-track ep looks back to the origins of the etiquette, without missing the freshness of both artists’ current sonic approach to club-focused music. one not to miss for quirky sound lovers.
STILL RAVING EP
limited repress! regal lands once again in his very own etiquette with a powerful statement: >still raving<. a taste of his sound in a very particular way, one of his most personal records until date. techno with trance, rave and acid influences that converge in the four tracks that give shape to this ep. a solid proof of music being bigger than words.
ACID IS THE ANSWER
repress of the acid bomb incl. fullcover! the label boss regal is back. the boy from madrid inflames the dance floor with a perfect mix of acid techno tracks. these three tracks that recall the techno trance of 90s. acid is the aswer - that moment of reaction and redemption, the answer to everything.
ACID IS THE ANSWER (STANDARD COVER)
repress of the acid bomb incl. the label boss regal is back. the boy from madrid inflames the dance floor with a perfect mix of acid techno tracks. these three tracks that recall the techno trance of 90s. acid is the aswer - that moment of reaction and redemption, the answer to everything.
LUCID DREAM EP (O PHASE / SHLOMO RMXS)
involve records affiliate fabrizio rat is back with a brand new ep on the label. this time, the italian artist delivers two original tracks (three on the digital version) filled with his very own vision of techno music, combining once again piano keys with fat drum machine beats. to round it up, heavyweights ophase and shlomo come to stage on remix duties, bringing a new angle to the sounds of fabrizio. a must-have record for all the technoheads out there.
limited repress! a huge classic is back! involve, as its name suggests, try to co-involve people with all the related activities of the label and their artists, creating a bi-directional sense of communication. in between two tendencies, involve collects the classics techno rhythms from detroit and berlin, being true to the origins seasoned with modern touches.
BURDEN OF POWER EP
involve records delivers some fresh raw techno sounds from rising talent opal in its latest release. a four-tracker ep under the name of >burden of power< that displays quirky sounds, dirty basslines and hard kicks. a record that will melt your brain and burn your shoes, with fast beats and electrifying power. this is what the new generation of techno is able of doing, and this is what the future should sound like. once again, involve steps ahead of the rest and signs music from a young producer that will be heard loud worldwide.
THE SAME ERROR EP
involve records welcomes one of italys finest newcomers, the berlin-based artist alignment, who makes his debut release on the label with a four-cut ep of raw techno with acid influences. fast beats that aim directly to the dancefloor, together with some serious melodic work. another release on regals etiquette that hosts some fresh sounds from the new generation of techno.
NEW DOCTRINE EP
the french artist blicz makes his awaited debut on involve records with a four-‐,,track ep embracing techno in its different forms. the young parisian joins involve for the 21st release, consolidating the steady search of the label for new talent to take over the techno scene, as it happened with boston 168 or fabrizio rat. >new doctrine< comes as a breath of fresh air, and a serious dancefloor banger collection.
TRAVE GENERATION EP
trave is a play on words that mixes the concepts >trance< and >rave< to create a new term which essence is the union of filosofies of the words that create the term. trance and rave go by unwritren precepts that prevail in interpersonal relations and in the own purpose of the actions taken place by its flags: peace, respect, freedom and unity. this is exactly what regal tries to expose with his music.
BLACK HOLE EP
limited repress! involve continues with a huge acid loaded weapon by boston 168. killer!!
XY EP (BOSTON 168 RMX)
involve is back supporting once again new talents in techno scene. this time is turn for exilles, an italian duo that builds techno around polarity of light and darkness, consciousness and raving. incl. huge boston 168 remix.
limited 2017 repress. amazing again! after some time of silence, involve is back with a new ep from the label boss regal. this is a really personal ep where all the tracks work around the tb 303, telling a life story.
limited repress. ragal is back on his very own imprint involve records. two amazing techno tunes which are exactly between order and chaos. subtle acid techno at its best!
PAR GRINDVIK, RITZI LEE, ECHOPLEX, JEROEN SEARCH RMXS
limited 2017 repress. amazing package! z.i.p.p.os collected works series got now remixed by par grindvik, ritzi lee, echoplex and jeroen search. any questions?
fabrizio rat debuts on involve records with a 4 cut ep of banging techno with acid lines.the italian producer, whos well known for his live sets, brings in >la machina<, a taste of what he does best, repetitive and steady music able to bring you into the deepest trip. take it or leave it.
CIRCULAR IMMERSION EP
z.i.p.p.o is back on involve after more then 2 years with this brilliant ep. >circular immersion< represents the fusion between minimalistic and deep elements.
COLLECTED WORKS PT. 2
dry, minimal and acid infected techno for the prime time. z.i.p.p.o continues with his collected works series.
COLLECTED WORKS PT. 1
techno! nothing for the softy ones. amazing musical journey thats spans from detroit to acid techno.
excellent experimental influenced techno bombs
INVOLVE 01 REMIXES
after the success of the first ep, comes the remix ep signed by three great artists of the techno scene. thrive is remixed by two veterans: mark broom and pacou. mark makes a very attractive and more techno version of the original track. pacou shows a version completely different amazing breakbeat! pulzar is remixed by jeroen search, who is never wrong at the time! powerful second vinyl for this label.
Releases on CD / DVD
the cd version includes a poster inspired by the aesthetic of the label, which sums up the journey of involve since it first started in 2012. after the resounding success of ‘trave generation’ ep, regal and involve are back with a brand new release, this time is all about a compilation cd featuring some of the strongest names in the worldwide techno scene. the label commemorates with this release its fifth anniversary. five years full of music, acid, experiences and learning. five years representing its own values and following a path that has led to making involve one if the greatest acid techno labels. family, rave, solidity, aesthetic… the pillars in which the brand leans are the ones that pop up now stronger than ever. ideas that have shaped the becoming of something that is much more than a record label, a way of understanding electronic music and society in general. involve is not just a music platform, it’s a spirit, a representation of the personalities of the artists that are part of it.